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26/6/2017 Housing related support consultation
Surrey County Council has launched a consultation on Housing Related Support which will close on 13 August 2017.
26/6/2017 Nominations are open for C'llr Achievement Awards 2017
Back for the eighth year, these are the only awards to celebrate the important work of councillors. Nominations are open to everyone including residents, officers, community groups, businesses, other councillors or MPs. It is a great opportunity for you to celebrate a councillor who has gone above and beyond for your community. The deadline for entries is 1 September. 
26/6/2017 Supporting residents to live independently
Have you noticed a family member, or someone you care for is starting to struggle with their day to day life?  Perhaps they are becoming more forgetful and you are concerned for their wellbeing, or maybe they are finding it harder to move around or cope at home? Naturally this can be a very worrying time, so understanding the best way to support or find care to help them is important.
23/6/2017 Change of date for Snatts Hill resurfacing
Surrey County Council will be resurfacing Snatts Hill, Limpsfield, from Wednesday 27 June for approximately 4 days. Please note the change of date. Signs have been updated.
22/6/2017 Cover Up Mate campaign to help reduce the risk of skin cancer
Health experts are urging men in the South East who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
22/6/2017 Surrey County Council launches CRC consultation
Surrey County Council is launching a consultation about possible changes to community recycling centres (CRCs).
21/6/2017 Have your say about the five locations put forward for new garden village
Next week’s Planning Policy Committee will consider approving a consultation on the five potential locations being considered for a garden village development, as part of the Local Plan making process. If approved, the Local Plan: Garden Village Consultation will take place for six weeks in August/September 2017.
20/6/2017 New part-time courses launched
East Surrey College offers a wide range of part-time courses available to adults with daytime, evening and weekend classes. Whether you are looking for professional qualifications, business training or leisure courses, you will find inspiration in the new Part-Time Guide 2017/18 which is available online at .
16/6/2017 Safe summer eating
There are an estimated one million cases of food poisoning every year, with E-Coli, Listeria and Salmonella more prevalent in the warmer months. To mark Food Safety Week 19-25 June, The Food Safety Agency is reminding people that better standards of food safety and hygiene could help reduce the number of food poisoning cases.
16/6/2017 Hot weather on the way
Over the next few days we may experience weather hot enough to trigger heat health alerts, according to Met Office forecasts.
16/6/2017 A22 southbound closed for drainage works and road repairs: 24 July-18 September
Surrey County Council will be carrying out road repairs and drainage works on the A22 for approximately 6 to 8 weeks. 
16/6/2017 Roads closed for London to Brighton Bike Ride
The London to Brighton Bike Ride is taking place on Sunday 18 June. The following roads in Tandridge will be closed from 7am until 3pm: 
16/6/2017 East Grinstead Town Council - Head Of Finance & Support Services
East Grinstead Town Council is looking for a Head Of Finance & Support Services
16/6/2017 Supporting community led housing
Last night’s Housing Committee agreed to set up a partnership with seven other Surrey districts and boroughs and Surrey Community Action to support local community groups which want to provide genuinely affordable housing.   
16/6/2017 Grenfell Tower statement
Our thoughts are with all those affected by the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, in London. 
15/6/2017 New ticketless parking for Oxted coming soon
Next week’s Community Services Committee will consider the introduction of a new ticketless barrier system for the Council’s Ellice Road car park in Oxted. The Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system will enable visitors to pay on exit rather than having to decide how long they want to stay when they arrive. The first hour will be free.